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    CAMPAIGNS & PROJECTS

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BUSINESS GROWTH

DRIVING TECH TALENT GROWTH IN PHL

 

Recognizing growth within Greater Philadelphia’s tech sector and the opportunity that tech jobs across industries present for economic mobility, the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia is leading an in-depth research and strategy initiative to better understand, assess, and strengthen our region’s technology workforce.

 

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BUSINESS GROWTH

SELLING TO THE WORLD

 

The Economy League and the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia are leading a coalition of partners to develop and disseminate a customized, data-driven metro export strategy.

 

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EDUCATION & TALENT DEVELOPMENT

PRE-K FOR PA

 

In 2014, the Economy League joined with statewide partners to launch the Pre-K for PA campaign, whose goal is to ensure that every 3- and 4-year-old in the Commonwealth has access to high-quality pre-kindergarten.

 

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  • Workforce Readiness

 

EDUCATION & TALENT DEVELOPMENT

CAREER PATHWAYS: BEYOND ENTRY-LEVEL JOBS

 

The Economy League is partnering with the Job Opportunity Investment Network (JOIN) on a three-year project to map career pathways in targeted industry sectors.  JOIN will ultimately support these pathways with training dollars. 

 

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INFRASTRUCTURE

TRANSPORTATION FUNDING IN PENNSYLVANIA

 

The 2013 passage of major transportation funding legislation in Pennsylvania marked a watershed moment for infrastructure in the Commonwealth.  The tireless efforts of a broad statewide coalition of transportation experts and advocates, including many organizations and individuals involved in the World Class initiative, were critical to the creation of the state’s Act 89. 

 

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EDUCATION & TALENT DEVELOPMENT

STANDARDIZING KINDERGARTEN READINESS ASSESSMENTS IN PA 

 

The Economy League is part of a coalition of organizations that received a highly competitive $200,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to implement a two-year campaign to standardize kindergarten readiness assessments in Pennsylvania.

 

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WORLD CLASS

SPECIAL ANALYSIS: EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY

 

In conjunction with the 2015 World Class Summit, the Economy League released Expanding Opportunity, an exclusive online analysis examining ways in which advancing the World Class agenda can expand opportunity across Greater Philadelphia

 

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